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Nation commemorates Sept 11 terrorist attacks on anniversary

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Yesterday, our U.S. officials, armed forces and civilians across the nation and around the world marked 16 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Take a moment to remember those lost but never forgotten in this gallery of images from Americans observing the solemn anniversary.

President Donald Trump participates in a wreath laying ceremony during the 9/11 Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., on Monday. During the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, 184 people were killed at the Pentagon. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

First responders salute a large American flag as it’s unfurled over the west side of the Pentagon at sunrise in Washington, D.C., on Monday.(DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, right, speaks with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford before the 9/11 Observance Ceremony Monday at the Pentagon. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

First responders march out after saluting a large American flag unfurled over the west side of the Pentagon. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Senior Airman Ryan Mullan, 460th Space Wing commanders administration, shares the story of his cousin who died while working as a firefighter during 9/11 during a Patriot Day ceremony Monday on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. Team Buckley members gather annually for Patriot Day to pay their respects for those who were affected by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul/Released)

Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Freel, a base firefighter, chimes a bell during a 9/11 memorial ceremony Monday at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The impromptu ceremony was also attended by members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency responder teams awaiting orders to respond in the wake of Hurricane Irma. (Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

Firefighters with the Bureau of Land Management pause on Monday for a moment of silence to remember the men and women who lost their lives on 9/11, while fighting a fire on Glide Base Camp, Oregon. Many of the firefighters are former service members. (Army photo by Pvt. Adeline Witherspoon)

An American flag is displayed Monday during a reading of victims’ names, part of a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Gosnolds Hope Park, Hampton, Virginia. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)


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